University Grants Commission’s National Eligibility Test (UGC- NET) Conduct NET Exam to be held on June 28 across the country for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Assistant Professor. UGC NET will be conducted in 84 subjects at 89 centres in the country. The test will have three papers, covering objective type questions in three sessions. Paper I shall be of general nature intended to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidate. Attempt 50 questions out of 60 carrying 2 marks each. Time allotted is 75 minutes. http://cbsenet.nic.in/cbsenet/welcome.aspx
Paper II shall consist of 50 objective-type questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Time allotted is 75 minutes.
Paper III shall consist of 75 objective type questions from the subject selected. Time allotted is two-and-a-half hours.
In paper II & III, all questions are to be attended. The minimum marks to be obtained to be considered for the award of JRF and eligibility for assistant professor are as follows.
For general candidates - Paper I - 40 per cent, paper II - 40 per cent and paper III 50 per cent. For OBC non-creamy layer, PwD, SC/ ST — Paper I - 35 per cent, Paper II - 35 per cent, Paper III - 40 per cent. Subject-wise and category-wise merit list will be prepared by using the aggregate marks of all the three papers secured by the candidates.
The NET subjects include Economics, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, History, Anthropology, Commerce, Education, Social Work, Defence & Strategic Studies, Home Science, Public Administration, Population Studies, Management, Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management, Law, Library and Information Science, Mass Communication and Journalism, Dance, Museology & Conservation, Archaeology, Criminology, Women’s Studies, Visual Art, Geography, Social Medicine & Community Health, Forensic Science, Computer Science and Applications, Electronic Science, Environment Sciences, International and Area studies, Human Rights and Duties, Tourism Administrations and Management, Drama, Theatre and various languages, including Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, English & Linguistics.
Those who have secured at least 55 per cent marks in master’s degree examination in the subjects concerned are eligible to appear for the test. Those belonging to OBC non-creamy layer/SC/ST/PwD categories require at least 50 per cent marks in the qualifying examination. Those who have appeared or appearing in the final master’s degree examination is also eligible to apply.
Upper age limit for JRF is 28 years as on June 1, 2015, relaxable up to five years for reserved categories. There is no upper age limit for Eligibility Test for assistant professor. The examination fee for general candidates is Rs.600; for OBC (NCL) is Rs.300; for SC/ST/ PwD - Rs.150.
Fee can be paid either by credit/debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of application form. The e-challan payment should be made in the Syndicate/Canara/ ICICI Bank. Admission card will be uploaded on the website in the first week of June 2015.
Top 15 per cent of the candidates from the merit list will be declared NET qualified for eligibility for Assistant Professor only. The results will be made available on the website. Detailed notification is available on http://cbsenet.nic.in/cbsenet/welcome.aspx
Written by:Srinivas ReddyLook Results Updated at: 7:33 AM